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New Zealand Tree Grower, August 2006

  • New best practice health and safety guidelines
    Dave Gratton, New Zealand Tree Grower August 2006. The Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 promotes the management of health and safety issues in industry. The Act requires principals and…
  • Furniture from blackwood
    New Zealand Tree Grower August 2006. Customers visiting the Everwood Furniture showroom in Mount Maunganui love furniture made from blackwood timber according to Graeme Benjamin. Graeme and his wife Betty…
  • Blackwood – An overview
    Ian Brown, New Zealand Tree Grower August 2006. I think it is fair to say that blackwood, Acacia melanoxylon, has had a mixed press among tree growers. Since it was promoted…
  • Milling and grading New Zealand grown blackwood
    Mike Esson, New Zealand Tree Grower August 2006. Blackwood is a much sought after timber, especially by cabinet makers because of it rich dark colour and fine finish. Blackwood is a…
  • Blackwood – the Westland experience
    Ross Jackson, New Zealand Tree Grower August 2006, Plantings of blackwood have been made in Westland since the mid 1960s. Initially they were undertaken as trial, enrichment or amenity plantings, much…
  • Blackwoods and the nurse
    Ian Brown, New Zealand Tree Grower August 2006. Trees as people One of the risks in growing trees is a tendency to attribute human characteristics to them. This is the case…

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